NJ/NY Gotham FC, Washington Spirit, NC Courage and Racing Louisville FC players stopped playing six minutes into their Wednesday night matchups and linked arms at midfield as the National Women’s Soccer League Players Association released a statement saying, in part, “#NoMoreSilence,” in the league’s return to play following the heinous allegations against former NC Courage coach Paul Riley.

“Tonight, we reclaim our place on the field, because we will not let our joy be taken from us,” the statement read. “But this is not business as usual.” Read More